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Re: The Travel Collection - New amex benefit for gold and plat.
« Reply #31 on: September 21, 2018, 01:01:22 AM »
TTC has nothing with award booking
Just proving the point that it has to actually be ticketed to be final and confirmed. Usually on award there is a bigger possibility [ utilizing partners ] that it will not ticket.
Always praying for delayed baggage.

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Re: The Travel Collection - New amex benefit for gold and plat.
« Reply #32 on: September 21, 2018, 01:05:48 AM »
Just proving the point that it has to actually be ticketed to be final and confirmed. Usually on award there is a bigger possibility [ utilizing partners ] that it will not ticket.
My 6 yrs old daughter knows that

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Re: The Travel Collection - New amex benefit for gold and plat.
« Reply #33 on: September 21, 2018, 01:12:02 AM »
I made a reservation on UA to TLV and it was in Z class.
I knew that it was the last day it was pricing for that fare so I gave them a cc right away, 4 hrs passed and it wasn't ticketed so I called them and they assured that it will be done soon, long story short I kept on calling and they kept in promising that it's on Q and should be done shortly. 11Pm I called again and they assured again that I'm guaranteed with the fare since I gave them already the cc, at the end it was not ticketed before 12, next day I rang them up again and they apologized that they couldn't book cause fare has expired.  Bottom line they seem to me as another creepy so called corporate agency who doesn't even have their own contracts and ticketing.

You called a call center.. I don't know the quality of the reps there - i can only speak for myself.

I have already ticketed dozens of these - it is our own contracts and ticketing...

Kinda sad but I messaged you the day you posted here..
"If you are actually ticketing a TTC fare - rather than use a call center - where the skill level is "so-so"... happy to ticket for you at our agency where skill level is very good."...

As you know - even in your case - an easy United 24hr waiver would have covered you for ticketing the next day with a stored fare... Mb next time.
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Re: The Travel Collection - New amex benefit for gold and plat.
« Reply #34 on: September 21, 2018, 01:15:46 AM »
You called a call center.. I don't know the quality of the reps there - i can only speak for myself.

I have already ticketed dozens of these - it is our own contracts and ticketing...

Kinda sad but I messaged you the day you posted here..
"If you are actually ticketing a TTC fare - rather than use a call center - where the skill level is "so-so"... happy to ticket for you at our agency where skill level is very good."...
Told you then, got my own skills bh, and have same access as you have


As you know - even in your case - an easy United 24hr waiver would have covered you for ticketing the next day with a stored fare... Mb next time.
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This is true, but wasnt going to waste more time with them

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Re: The Travel Collection - New amex benefit for gold and plat.
« Reply #35 on: September 21, 2018, 01:20:46 AM »
As you know - even in your case - an easy United 24hr waiver would have covered you for ticketing the next day with a stored fare... Mb next time.
By the way IIRC 24HFG usually only works if they pulled the fare and not when there is an official AP in the fare rule

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Re: The Travel Collection - New amex benefit for gold and plat.
« Reply #36 on: September 21, 2018, 09:27:04 AM »
Ouch that is annoying....

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Re: The Travel Collection - New amex benefit for gold and plat.
« Reply #37 on: September 21, 2018, 10:14:03 AM »
Our 24hr covers anything we hold with UA.
By the way IIRC 24HFG usually only works if they pulled the fare and not when there is an official AP in the fare rule
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Re: The Travel Collection - New amex benefit for gold and plat.
« Reply #38 on: September 21, 2018, 10:18:03 AM »
Told you then, got my own skills bh, and have same access as you have

Do you mean to say, you have access to store and ticket TTC fares?

There are very few agents in the USA, outside of the call center that can do this... I am guessing you mean access to regular GDS...

We have full access to the TTC GDS... slightly different to having regular access...
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Re: The Travel Collection - New amex benefit for gold and plat.
« Reply #39 on: September 21, 2018, 11:47:45 AM »
Do you mean to say, you have access to store and ticket TTC fares?

There are very few agents in the USA, outside of the call center that can do this... I am guessing you mean access to regular GDS...

We have full access to the TTC GDS... slightly different to having regular access...
I have access to the very best corporate contracts.
 

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Re: The Travel Collection - New amex benefit for gold and plat.
« Reply #40 on: September 21, 2018, 02:44:03 PM »
I made a reservation on UA to TLV and it was in Z class.
I knew that it was the last day it was pricing for that fare so I gave them a cc right away, 4 hrs passed and it wasn't ticketed so I called them and they assured that it will be done soon, long story short I kept on calling and they kept in promising that it's on Q and should be done shortly. 11Pm I called again and they assured again that I'm guaranteed with the fare since I gave them already the cc, at the end it was not ticketed before 12, next day I rang them up again and they apologized that they couldn't book cause fare has expired.  Bottom line they seem to me as another creepy so called corporate agency who doesn't even have their own contracts and ticketing.
Or like most agencies/airline reps who don't have ticketing rights and gets dumped on a Q

I posted once how LH rebooked someone and 12 hours later when they arrived to the airport it wasn't ticketed and they had to pay

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Re: The Travel Collection - New amex benefit for gold and plat.
« Reply #41 on: September 21, 2018, 07:51:46 PM »
"The very best corp contracts" don't give you NET, the same price as TTC, since one way or another you are going to pay something for ticketing.
TTC as a consumer you get the entire discount with no fees, (it prices published though, it's not a real net).
As an agent, though we still benefit by selling TTC, which makes it the single best UA contract for agents, and better than any corp contract.(since even the best UA corp contracts have no benefits to agents without adding fees, and most likely anyone giving you access is charging you a fee).
I have access to the very best corporate contracts.
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Re: The Travel Collection - New amex benefit for gold and plat.
« Reply #42 on: September 22, 2018, 08:15:28 PM »
"The very best corp contracts" don't give you NET, the same price as TTC, since one way or another you are going to pay something for ticketing.
TTC as a consumer you get the entire discount with no fees, (it prices published though, it's not a real net).
As an agent, though we still benefit by selling TTC, which makes it the single best UA contract for agents, and better than any corp contract.(since even the best UA corp contracts have no benefits to agents without adding fees, and most likely anyone giving you access is charging you a fee).
I hear you loud and clear!
Bottom line Pax is in Israel now and he didnt pay more than the TTC price

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Re: The Travel Collection - New amex benefit for gold and plat.
« Reply #43 on: September 23, 2018, 01:52:03 AM »
I hear you loud and clear!
Bottom line Pax is in Israel now and he didnt pay more than the TTC price
Not bad ;)
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Re: The Travel Collection - New amex benefit for gold and plat.
« Reply #44 on: January 15, 2019, 12:56:42 PM »
Is TTC exclusively ex-USA?
Do they have a list of airlines that are under the contract, excluding all other airlines?
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